Phillip Coon

 

 

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: World War II veteran and the last remaining Native American survivor of the Bataan Death March, where tens of thousands of soldiers were forced on a 65-mile trek by the Japanese military in the Philippines in 1942, who had received his Prisoner of War Medal and other honors last fall after a decades-long wait.

 

 

Cause of Death: Kidney infection

 

Born: May 28, 1919

 

Died: June 23, 2014

 

Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma